Concert band - Grade 1.5
Composed by Quincy C. Hilliard. Edited by Bruce Pearson, Chuck Elledge. Standard of Excellence in Concert. Score and set of parts. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.WB210).
Item Number: KJ.WB210
AFRICAN FESTIVAL is a colorful work with a singable melody and idiomatic percussion writing that brings to life the African folk song, "Siyahamba," on which the piece is based. Performing this work provides and excellent opportunity to incorporate multicultural studies into your curriculum. All students, but particularly the percussion section, will love the distinctive sounds and interesting parts in this grade 1 I! concert band feature.
About Standard of Excellence in Concert
The Standard of Excellence In Concert series presents exceptional arrangements, transcriptions, and original concert and festival pieces for beginning and intermediate band. Each selection is correlated to a specific page in the Standard of Excellence Band Method, reinforcing and expanding skills and concepts introduced in the method up to that point. Exciting parts with extensive cross-cueing are presented for every player. Accessible ranges, appropriate rhythmic challenges, and creative percussion section writing enhance the pedagogical value of the series.
Sold individually, each In Concert selection includes a full Conductor Score and enough student parts for large symphonic bands. Each student part also includes correlated Warm-Up Studies. The Conductor Score comes complete with rehearsal suggestions, a composer biography, program notes, a rehearsal piano part, several ready-to-duplicate worksheets and a duplicable written quiz.